Hank's Oyster Bar

Hank's Oyster Bar


Rather disappointed in my dining experience this past Saturday evening. It was my birthday and I was looking forward to the holiday special Seven Fishes Dinner. My wife and I were told that I could not order the special unless she did so as well. My wife, unfortunately, is gluten sensitive and could not eat everything on the Seven Fishes Dinner menu. Rather, she ordered an avocado salad and the scallops main course, along with a glass of wine. I understand why some restaurants are reluctant to allow just one person at a table to order a tasting menu, because then others at the table may share the tasting menu rather than ordering a full dinner on their own. In this case, my wife's selections amounted to about the same cost as the special, However, this logic did not move management off of its inflexible position and I was forced to order something else. Please understand that I'm not complaining about the food that we did order, it was tasty in fact, but rather I am unhappy with management's inflexibility. The fact that my wife is gluten sensitive, and that she did order two courses for herself, should have been taken into account in the decision to deny me the enjoyment of the Seven Fishes Dinner.
Went there for lunch today and was told they don’t support Veteran’s Day.
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I won't be coming back to Hank's Oyster. We had a reservation tonight, because the weather was calling for rain and we knew it was crowded. We showed up early for the reservation and were seated outside, even though we asked to be inside and there were 4 open tables. They had a curtain set up for rain but for some reason it was open and unsecured in the middle. Sure enough, within minutes a storm came. The curtain immediately blew back and soaked us, our appetizer and the table. We moved inside where there were still open tables but were told we couldn't have one. Other groups from outside just sat down after that without being seated and were allowed to remain. We were shoved into a corner and told we were in the way. We were told "there's nothing we can do about the weather" and given a check for the things we'd already ordered. The weather is beyond control, but seating people inside with reservations when there is inclement weather in the forecast is. Properly securing weather screens outside is something in your control. Reseating waterlogged parties instead of allowing bar patrons to remain is something in your control. The situation was handled unprofessionally and disrespectfully. I encourage people to look elsewhere when on the wharf.
The maitre d was extremely unfriendly to us this evening (Sunday night). We had a reservation and for some reason she pushed us off to the side while taking care of people who came after us. We waited for quite some time when the bartender saw the fact that we were being ignored and demanded that the maitre d to take care of us. We didn’t ask for his help. He just saw what was going on and was very upset for us. We had a decent meal and despite our unprofessional treatment by the maitre d, I decided to say good bye to her as pleasantly as possible. She wouldn’t even lift her head and acknowledge me. Very strange. Needless to say, I won’t be back.
I just want to thank you Angel still watching over me thank God thank you brother forgive me and pray for me thank you


Simple, approachable seafood, consisting of small and large plates for grazing. Coastal favorites and New England Classics like Lobster Rolls, Steamers and Chowder. Lightly fried items such as Popcorn Shrimp and Calamari and Fish n’ Chips will balance the Ice Bar options which consist of a selection of raw oysters, tartar and ceviche.

SHUCK YEAH! We’re celebrating Valentine’s Day ALL WEEKEND LONG so join us at your favorite Hank’s Oyster Bar for a plate of oysters (wink, wink) and some extra special dinner specials. Make your reservation today!

Happy Groundhog's Day!

Hey Folks! All Hank's Oyster Bar locations are closed for our Annual Employee Party. We apologize for the inconvenience, but we will be open for normal business hours tomorrow. Enjoy the Super Bowl!

#GroundHogsDay #SuperBowl #HanksOysterBar

We are thrilled to be featured in the new 2020 Alexandria Official Visitor Guide! Check it out around town or get your free copy at https://buff.ly/2QohiVG. #visitALX #HanksOysterBar


Hank's $20.20 Weekday Lunch Special at Wharf | Wharf Life DC

Step away from your desk and into your favorite Hank's Oyster Bar. Now through the end of February come into any Hank’s Oyster Bar and enjoy two courses for $20.20!

#HanksOysterBar #DCEats #WharfDC #DupontCircle #CapitolHIll #OldTownAlexandria #Lunch


Can we get in on the Dolly Parton Challenge? Shuck yeah!

#HanksOysterBar #DollyPartonChallenge #ShuckEmUp #Oysters #DCeats #BestOysterBarAround #WhatTheShuckWednesday


Dinner Things to Do in DC on Valentine's Day in 2020

Make your reservation for Valentine's Day at your favorite Hank's Oyster Bar location!

thewashingtonlobbyist.com With all the great dinner things to do in Washington, DC on Valentine's Day 2020, there are also a few from from Old Town and Easton Maryland.

In case you haven't heard, Hank's Oyster Bar is the place to be! We made DC Eater's list of "Where to Splurge on Seafood Towers Around D.C."!

Join us this Martin Luther King Day for brunch at any of our Hank's Oyster Bar Locations!

#MLK #Brunch #HanksOysterBar

Calling all Hanksters!!!! Voting is now open for the Best of NoVA and would LOVE your vote for Best Seafood and Best Brunch!!!! https://www.northernvirginiamag.com/best-of-nova-vote


These oyster bars are 10 of the best in the Mid-Atlantic

In case you needed another reason to come and visit....we are thrilled to be included as one of the Ten Best Places for Oysters in the Mid-Atlantic! https://www.10best.com/interests/food-travel/10-best-oyster-bars-new-jersey-maryland-delaware-pennsylvania/

10best.com If you're seeking to shuck in the Mid-Atlantic states, these 10 oyster bars are some of the best in the region.

We can't wait to see you!


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Thanks so much for the shout out MoneyInc


moneyinc.com Washington DC is a fantastic place for dining out as this city has a vibrant and diverse culinary scene. Regardless of whether you intend to enjoy a

Wishing you a happy and prosperous Kwanzaa from the Jamie Leeds Restaurant Group!

Have yourself a merry little Christmas...
Wishing you and the ones you love the happiest of holidays!

Hanukkah Sameach, from the Jamie Leeds Restaurant Group!
#HappyHolidays #HanksForTheHolidays

✨ S A L T Y ✨
Eat good, drink good, and do good! Come in TODAY and enjoy our proprietary Salty Wolfe Oysters, and we will donate a portion of the sales to @su2c for cancer research. Wash them down with a glass of our Salty Wolfe Stout from @denizensbrewing and we will donate a portion of our beer proceeds to support oyster recovery projects in the Chesapeake Bay!
#salty #oysters #seafood #beer #stout #brewsofinstagram #instagood #socialgood #sustainability #giveback

[12/20/19]   Thursday, December 19th- Hank’s on the Hill will be closing at 8pm.

Our electronic gift certificates are the perfect last minute gift! Click the link below to give your loved ones the gift of Hank’s, and receive a special gift just for you!



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Picky parents driving you mad!? Just bring them to Hank's!

washingtonpost.com Whether you’re looking for something classic or quiet — and no small plates! — we’ve got you covered.

Questions about where to dine in DC, just ask Ann! Thanks for the love @AnnLimpert and Washingtonian.

Join us on the last day of the year, and let’s celebrate all that was 2019! Be it a delicious dinner with the ones you love, or cocktails with friends before the ball drops, make your way to your favorite Hank’s Oyster Bar, and ring in 2020 at the BEST raw bar in town. All parties of 2 dining with us in the dining room after 10pm will receive a complimentary bottle of bubbles to toast to the new year! *this offer is valid at our Washington, DC locations only*Please visit www.hanksoysterbar.com to make your reservation TODAY!


These Are Washingtonian Readers’ Favorite Restaurants in 2019

Thank you ALL! We are extremely honored to be chosen as one of your favorite seafood restaurants for two years in a row.

washingtonian.com For the 42nd year, you voted on your top places to eat.

Our oyster bars are the perfect destination for your holiday lunch! So round up your work friends and head to your favorite #HanksOysterBar. Click the link in our bio to make your reservation TODAY!

#picoftheday #rp #holidaze #holidays #lunch #workfriends #food #dinner #foodie #foodporn #instafood #breakfast #delicious #yummy #foodphotography #tasty #instagood #restaurant #eat #healthyfood #foodstagram #foodgasm #foodlover @ Hank's Oyster Bar

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The Feast is on! Click the link below to make your reservation for our #FeastOfTheSevenFishes prix-fixe dinner at #HanksOldTown, or head to your favorite #HanksOysterBar to enjoy the feast TODAY!

Feast season is upon us! Head to your favorite Hank's Oyster Bar for our #FeastOfTheSevenFishes, and prepare to get a taste of chef Will Artley’s take on this traditional dish.

This #givingtuesday , we encourage you to join us in helping to save the Bay for future generations. Give a gift to the @ChesapeakeBayFoundation and they will match it dollar-for-dollar! Click the link in our bio to give bay to the Bay TODAY!
#givingtuesday #give #instagood #oysters #savethebay #chesapeakebay #sustainability #sustainable

Feast of the seven fishes is BACK and better than ever! Chef Will Artley of soon to open @hankandmitzis will be preparing his ode to the traditional Feast that is sure to satisfy your cravings. Inspired by the classic Tuscan white bean stew, our Feast of the Seven Fishes features succulent lobster, shrimp, scallops, octopus, calamari, clams, and mussels over a white bean, kale, and gemelli stew. Stop by your favorite #HanksOysterBar and prepare to feast. Available during dinner
December 2nd - December 23rd
#instagood #feastofthesevenfishes #family #holidays #eeeeeats #nofilter #picoftheday

Give a little, get a little! Click the link below to #GiveTheGiftOfHanks this holiday season.

Join us for #HappyHour from 3pm - 7pm and enjoy all the oysters you can eat for $1.50 each #ShuckYeah #itsfriday

#hanksoldtown #hanksonthehill #hanksdupont #hanksonthewharf #oysters #oysterhappyhour #dcfoodie #vafoodie #instagood #oysterseason

Click the link below to make your reservation today!

And make your way to #HanksOysterBar this weekend for the release of our Salty Wolfe Stout! We’ve partnered with our friends @denizensbrewing to bring you our EXCLUSIVE oyster infused beer. Click the link in our bio to read more about this smooth brew laced with umami brine from our freshly shucked Salty Wolfe oysters #SeeYouAtHanks #AvailableAtAllHanksLocations

#shuckyeah #beer #beerstagram #warshoreoysters #dc #md #womanownedbusiness #stout #stoutseason #oysters #oysterseason #bestoysterbar


Where to Eat and Drink in Old Town Alexandria

#HanksOldTown is the perfect destination for a night with the family, or a few cocktails with friends #makeyourreservationtoday

dc.eater.com This historic area is well worth exploring

Just in case you forgot...Hank's Oyster Bar is the BEST raw bar in town! Don't believe us, just click the link below, and don't forget to make your reservation TODAY!
#seafood #bestrawbar #oysterexperts #dc #va #visitalx #eeeaats #picoftheday #seafoodrestaurant #hanksdupont #hanksonthehill #hanksonthewharf #hanksoldtown

An oyster should taste like the ocean, but it all depends on where it was harvested. Atlantic oysters tend to have a sharp brininess and an intense hit of fresh, cold sea salt, while Pacific oysters are rarely as briny and often taste complex and sweeter.

#seafood #bestrawbar #oysterexperts #dc #va #visitalx #eeeaats #picoftheday #seafoodrestaurant #hanksdupont #hanksonthehill #hanksonthewharf #hanksoldtown

WHAT THE SHUCK!? That's right Hanksters, your favorite oyster bar has teamed up with @denizensbrewing to bring you our Salty Wolfe Stout. This is the first in a series of seasonal brews created exclusively for Hank’s. As for the taste, you're just going to have to come in and find out! Come enjoy our #SaltyWolfeStout at all #HanksOysterBars starting Tuesday, November 26th through the new year, or while supplies last!

#shuckyeah #drinkme #beer #beerlover #oysterstout #seasonsbest #seasonalbrew #seasonsbest

Hey Hanksters, it’s Jamie Leeds birthday! Visit her page and show her some love, and don’t forget to follow her two newest concepts Hank & Mitzi's Italian Kitchen and Events by Jamie Leeds #followtheleeder

#happybirthday #picoftheday

Jamie Leeds

Stop what you're doing and go follow our two newest concepts Hank & Mitzi's Italian Kitchen and Events by Jamie Leeds. I can't wait to show you what we have in store!

⚡️Thursday, November 14th⚡️
Hank’s on the Hill will open at 2pm.

⚡️Wednesday, November 13th⚡️
Hank's on the Hill will be closed for maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please check first thing in the morning for an update!

S A L T Y • W O L F E
Our proprietary oyster, the Salty Wolfe, is an homage to @jamie_leeds father Hank. Grown & harvested by our good friends @warshoreoysterco , the Salty Wolfe is a medium cupped oyster that’s briny upfront and has a mildly sweet and creamy finish. So grab a friend and stop by your favorite #HanksOysterBar TODAY, and don’t forget to order some Salty Wolfe oysters.

Hank’s Oyster Bar, in partnership with @warshoreoysterco , will donate 10 cents for every Salty Wolfe oyster sold to cancer research! #ShuckYeah #HanksGivesBack #HanksOldTown #HankOnTheHill #HanksDupont #HanksOnTheWharf #oysterseason #oysters #socialgood #leedingtheway

Events by Jamie Leeds

Go and follow the Jamie Leeds Restaurant Group's newest concept @eventsbyjamieleeds
Now booking events for late spring 2020
#FollowtheLeeder #Leedingtheway

At Events by Jamie Leeds we work to create one of a kind events, celebrations, and gatherings for our clients and their guests. We invite you to sit back and let us turn your meal into a lasting memory. Now booking for Late Spring 2020.

Oysters aren’t the only thing we love! Amazing #craftcocktails are a key component to our core menus. Each #HanksOysterBar has their own unique cocktail menu, and trust me, they’re all shucking amazing 😉

Do it BIG at #HanksOnTheWharf with our @nationals inspired “El Yolo & the Baby Shark” shareable cocktail.
#craftcocktails #sustainablecocktails #workyourcore #shuckyeah

It's an exciting day for the Jamie Leeds Restaurant Group! #Welcometothefamily #followtheleeder #shuckyeah

Jamie Leeds and the Jamie Leeds Restaurant Group have done it again! At Events by Jamie Leeds, we work to create one of a kind events, celebrations, and gatherings for our clients and their guests. We invite you to sit back and let us turn your meal into a lasting memory. Now booking for Late Spring 2020 at www.eventsbyjamieleeds.com

Continue to follow us on Facebook and Instagram @eventsbyjamieleeds as we grow, and be on the lookout for our favorite tips for planning the perfect party. #FollowTheLeeder #EventsByJamieLeeds

#WelcometoTheFamily #HankAndMitzis #ShuckYeah

Jamie Leeds and the Jamie Leeds Restaurant Group are proud to announce our newest concept, Hank & Mitzi’s Italian Kitchen! Set to open in early 2020, Hank & Mitzi's, named after Jamie's beloved parents, will continue the same great traditions you have come to know and love from our other restaurants. That means fresh and seasonal dishes, classic cocktails with a local flair, and... We can't give it all away. Continue to follow us on Facebook, and on Instagram @hankandmitzis, for updates as we grow, and we look forward to serving you in 2020!!!
#FamilyTraditions #ThisIsFamily

Tuesday, October 29th, #HanksOldTown will close at 3pm for a private event. We apologize for any inconvenience.


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Root for your favorite team at #HanksOnTheWharf. Join us at the bar during and after game 5 of the #worldseries and hit a home run with our #bottomoftheninth bar specials. #babysharkapproved

thrillist.com Lots to celebrate in DC this weekend.

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